Still relatively undiscovered by European standards, Poland is a marvellous destination for tourists. Its medieval towns are home to countless architectural marvels, while up-and-coming city centres offer round-the-clock excitement in the form of fabulous restaurants, cafes and nightclubs. Rural Poland is a scenic delight, with unspoilt forests, crystal-clear lakes and long sandy beaches.
Hungary draws visitors from all over the world. This landlocked country with seven neighboring countries was founded in 500 BC since then Hungary has seen numerous dynastic changes. In its History its has had 400 yrs of Roman rule 150 yrs of Ottoman rule and 45yrs of Soviet rule to name a few. Hungary has been preserved, restored or rebuilt through centuries of wars and invasions.
When visiting Hungary, its landscape will evoke images of days gone by. There are more than 1,500 castles, palaces and manor houses that have been built in Hungary over the centuries.
The Czech Republic has something to suit all travellers. Its countryside is filled with romantic castles and its cities are filled with superb architecture. With a rich cultural heritage, it is possible to see world class opera and theatre performances in Prague and still experience folklore traditions in the smaller towns and villages.
Mexico has a lot to offer to travellers. Beautiful beaches, historic Spanish cities and archaeological sites of ancient cultures such as the Maya, Olmeca and Azteca will have you enthralled. Mexico also has beautiful desert national parks, mountains and forests, and exciting cosmopolitan cities to explore.
Nestled between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile is sometimes known as the longest country in the world. Chile has a beautiful and diverse landscape. Experience shimmering blue glaciers, hot springs, snow-capped volcanoes, lush rainforests and the driest desert on the earth.
Combine your love of untouched landscapes with fine cuisine in Argentina. Discover tropical rainforests, shimmering glaciers and ancient archaeological sites as you indulge in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. See the snowcapped mountains surrounded by vast plains and salt flats and visit the amazing high altitude deserts for a complete Argentinian adventure.
Ecuador reflects all of exciting South America in one country. Take the magnificent Andes – this mountain range is lined with 30 breathtaking volcanoes. You can experience the Amazon forest and all its beauty, immerse yourself in the culture of Incan heritage and enjoy the colourful Indian markets. You will be surrounded by history in the colonial cities and enjoy the stunning coast line. Ecuador also has something all its own – the Galapagos Islands, far out into the Pacific.
Located at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean, Israel has been influenced by some of history’s greatest civilisations. Home to a melting pot of religions, Israel boasts many sacred sites. Visiting this ancient land enables you to discover an array of biblical relics, admire spectacular desert landscapes, relax on golden sandy beaches or float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea.
Home to some of mankind’s earliest settlements and villages that can still be explored today. From the lost Nabataean city of Petra, to the crusader castles, Jordan lies at the crossroads of the Middle East.
Modern cities and towns are graced with grand Arabian architecture mirroring the historic fortresses that remain from when Oman was a major power in the Arabian Gulf. Outside the cities there is immense natural beauty, from spectacular mountains, wind-blown deserts and a pristine coastline. The climate varies from region to region. September to April are cooler months for travel, whereas May to Aug the coastal regions are hot and humid, with heavy monsoon rains in the south from June to September.